1st Edition

Questioning Identities
Philosophy in Psychoanalytic Practice

ISBN 9781855758957
Published July 13, 2010 by Routledge
210 Pages

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Book Description

This book offers a revision of psychoanalytic theory. It highlights how philosophical perspectives on language, embodiment, time, history, and conscious/unconscious experiences can contribute to clinical interpretations of gender, sexuality, race, age, culture, and class.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Passionate differences -- Who speaks? Who listens? Different voices and different sexualities -- Is Melanie Klein the one who knows who you really are? -- The an-arche of psychoanalysis -- Shifting the ego towards a body subject -- Subjects of perversion -- (Dis)continuous identities and the time of the other -- Images of sexualities; Language and embodiment in art therapy -- Homophobia is the patient -- Listening differently in the face-to-face

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